CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30678 - Welshpool, High Street 20
Listed Building 7801 (II )

NGR :- SJ2221307634 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

Maily early C18, probably remodelling older fabric. Part of range with nos 21 and 22. 2 storeys and attic. Painted brick, left gable and parts adjoining recently rebuilt. 4 almost equally-spaced flush sash windows with glazing bars and cambered heads. Door under 2nd window with altered gable-hood on heavy consoles somewhat rustically carved. Interior has 2-panel fielded door and turned balusters. Steep slate roof.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Immediately E of Powell's Lane.

The house forms part of a block of 3 houses, which represent a single development by the Powis estate, c1740, and previously known as Plas Goch.

Brick, painted to front elevation, and rebuilt in upper gable end; slate roof with end wall stacks. 2 storeys with attic within the roof. 4-window range with entrance to left of centre: pedimented doorcase with foliate scrolled brackets to hood, and 6-panelled door. Windows throughout are flush-framed 12-pane sashes with cambered brick heads. 2x2-light dormer windows with shallow leaded roofs within the roof. Rear elevation has tall camber-headed windows (cast-iron casements with transoms), and a doorway (reduced in height).

A well-detailed early C18 town house which is of particular significance as part of a larger development.

Ion Trant, The Changing Face of Welshpool, 1986, p.32.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 26
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Additional sources:-
Ion Trant, The Changing Face of Welshpool, 1986, p.32.


record created 31/12/89 , last updated 11/01/94
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